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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. are you ready for a whole bunch of little nose pickers? because they're here. they are adorable. >> we have a really uplifting, terrific show. and it involves, it's all about inspirational kids. talented kids. kids who are preachers and singers and they are doing things that are changing the world. >> they are changing the world. >> we're going to try to help
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you inspire your own child. sometimes we have good intentions for our kids and end up pushing them too hard and they don't end up doing what they are meant to be doing. >> we have some really, really good advice for you if you think your child is sort of going that direction as a performer. we're going to have a couple casting agents on in a little bit to say what you are doing right and what you are doing wrong and it should be the child actually that determines -- >> i remember hearing about tiger wood's dad. when he was a little boy, he held the golf club at age 3. he hit one ball and it went right in the hole. and he wanted to hit another one. he said tomorrow we hit another one. he said i want to hit two more. he said tomorrow we hit two. so instead of -- >> something to look forward to. >> he leaned in and -- >> instead of getting burned out on it even then. >> i did everything wrong apparently. >> all right. so jimmy fallon was talking about us yet again. >> gosh. >> anyway -- >> anything to do with that
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stuff. >> it's a pros and cons segment. >> let's see what he said. >> tonight we'll be taking a look at the pros and cons of shark week. pro sharks can smell a drop of blood from over a mile away. con, kathie lee and hoda can do the same thing with merlot. that is a gift. it's an amazing gift. >> so i just sent over baby gifts to jimmy. >> to winnie? >> to winnie rose. >> i bet she's adorable. >> congrats to him. >> we had pictures taken yesterday. >> yes, we did. you're right. >> our least favorite thing to do in the world and pretty much everybody knew it at the time. >> we have an entire "today" show staff as you know and cast. and it's a lot of people. so that's us. but there were actually all seven of us. >> there we are. >> we were outside on the plaza snapping pictures for promos. and -- >> i leaned on al roker.
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>> yes. >> that was a fake smile. that's real. >> that was real. >> so i don't know why we showed you that. probably bored you as much as it did us. you know who is not bored right now because he's in a little trouble. he's darn american ugly tourist. >> this 55-year-old american tourist who shall remain nameless. >> probably because we don't know his name. >> he was at a museum in florence. right before him was the statue of the virgin mary. a 600-year-old statue of the virgin mary. >> that's an old virgin mary. >> he decided it would be a good idea to high-five the virgin mary. or maybe compare his hand to the virgin mary's. while doing it, the pinkie snapped off. the pinkie snapped off of the virgin mary hand. people are livid. >> they are outraged. >> and they are taking umbrage all over italy. >> we should point out that the finger wasn't marble. it had snapped off before.
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it was a plaster replacement. the museum's director said the fundamental rules for visiting a museum have been forgotten. it is do not touch the works. okay. so anyway, it's happened before. i guess at the met museum here in 2010. a lady tripped. >> she was walking and she fell into a picasso. >> hey it happens. >> six-inch gash. >> it happens. that was an accident. she wasn't planning on it. he did something you shouldn't do. so i don't think -- >> she just fell down and gashed it. can you imagine? >> we'd love to know, talk us to on facebook and let us know if there's anything you've ever done that you just went, oh, my god! >> i'd love to know. >> have you? >> of course not. >> you know what is more fun than anything else? >> what? >> one ton of fat. 15 tons of, a ball of congealed -- don't you love that
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word? congealed fat has been removed from a london sewer. >> so this is what it looks like. you know when you pour grease or something down the sink because you are too lazy to put it in a can and throw it in the garbage? >> yes. >> in london, all of this congealed together. everyone is dumping of grease. and it turned into a big blob the size of a double decker bus. they dubbed it the fat burg. it's blobby and oozy and it reminded us of the blob. remember? >> that's the first horror movie i ever saw. >> 1958. take a look. >> every one of you watching this screen, look out. because soon, very soon, the most horrifying monster menace ever conceived will be oozing into this theater. >> i want to see it. >> the blob.
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>> where is it? >> it was coming under the door. it crawls. >> run, run! >> yeah it comes under the doors. >> oh, yeah. oh, it creeps. >> it eats you alive. >> stampede. >> before long the nation and then the world -- >> that's when movies were movies. >> you remember when "jaws" was really scary. it seems kind of dumb now. >> mechanical. >> but when you saw it then, i remember how terrifying it was. now everything looks so much more real. >> christine, my dear, dear friend, is to this day terrified of birds because of the movie -- hitchcock movie "the birds." >> you could see that happening. >> yes. >> that's scary. yeah. >> it is scary. all right. do you want to live until you are 120 years old? >> the pew research center asked more than 2,000 -- >> they need to change their name. >> sorry. >> we decided since there's so
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many things we have to apologize for during the show. many things to apologize. we have a button. every time you push it, it's a different version of -- >> i'm sorry. >> i'm so sorry. >> sorry. >> i apologize. >> i'm so sorry. >> sorry. >> my bad. >> sorry. >> this was my favorite, i think. >> i'd like to take a brief moment to offer my apologies. >> so we're going to keep this button here. >> this will be here for all time. and we want two more. we want one that has applause because we often need that. we want one that -- >> laughter. and we want one that has flatulence. >> we'll just keep -- >> i will be the happiest woman -- happiest talk show person ever. >> excellent. >> okay. so we asked you, do you want to live to 120. 69% of the people said they did not want to live to 120 years old. >> yeah. >> well, first of all, nobody knows anybody really that old. and so it just -- and nobody wants to, let's be honest. but i don't want to live to 70 if i'm not healthy.
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it's all about your health. if you're still kicking it. as long as the lord has me here. if i'm sick and burdened and i can't enjoy the beautiful things in life that -- then i would rather go a better place. >> i wouldn't want to outlive -- >> where there's no blob. >> i don't think i'd want to outlive everybody from my era who understood my movies my music, the things i loved -- careful. you want to discuss things with people. >> you know, we -- we have to quit today. we have to quit talking early because we have got a room full of little kids who have got a lot to say. we're excited to meet them. >> this one has a youtube video nearly 7 million hits. she's only 13 years old. is she the next big thing? a live performance from madi lee. >> she's not the only young star here today from a pint-sized preacher to a budding chef. inspiring kids who are making a difference.
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and we are drinking star trek wine in honor of the children. >> 50 years since "star trek." >> yeah, we didn't think that through. >> weel be right back. >> wait, wait. >> sorry!
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if you have been wondering where all the inspiring role models are fur your kids, you are about to meet three young people making a difference. >> michael stoltenberger. we are already in love with him because he says we're 21. he's a 13-year-old. he's raising money to help the victims of the boston bombing. as a quadruple amputee himself he knows firsthand the challenges many of those victims are facing. >> 19-year-old jordan summer is the president of miss amazing pageant.
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she created it to help women with disabilities and girls with disabilities realize their potential. >> and hannah chung is a diabetes awareness -- >> wong? what is it? >> chuong. >> don't confuse us. where is my "sorry" button. michael, let's start with you. you have your t-shirt on that says mikey's run. when you were younger, 8 years old, you had an illness and lost some of your limbs. tell us about what happened. >> when i was about 8 years old, like you said, i have an immune disease called cgd. i don't know the full name, it's complicated. meaning like soil or dirt gets in my blood stream, oxygen will stop flowing through my body. i had dirt under my finger nail and started scratching it and the dirt got into it and basically the blood stopped flowing to my hands and feet and they turned black. after seven weeks in the hospital, i was released. and then a month later they had to amputate my hands and feet because they were no longer working.
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>> i've never heard of that. it's very rare, isn't it? >> my brother has it, too. but, like, they already knew about it for him because it happened to me first so they were able to stop it. >> you do all kinds of things. >> besides charming women. >> yes, we know you're good at that, honey. >> you have prosthetic legs and you have this great run that helps benefit other amputees, right? >> yeah. >> we're really happy for all the things you're doing. let's move on to miss jordan. miss amazing. >> you did a beauty pageant yourself as a child. >> i've been doing beauty pageants since the age of 7. it wasn't something that i did like every two weeks. i wasn't obsessive about it. once a year. >> you were no honey boo boo. >> pageantry has taken an odd turn, but, yeah, it's just something i did once a year just to meet friends, public speaking skills, interview skills. yeah, it's just been a really beneficial thing. i wanted to provide that opportunity for girls with disabilities. >> it must be so uplifting for
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them. tell us what that feels like to watch one of those pageants. >> when i first started the miss amazing pageant, i was 13 so i didn't realize the kind of impact it would make. now what keeps me going, keeps me inspired is just the girls who just completely transform or have that nice moment to realize their abilities instead of disabilities. >> feel valued for who they are. >> that's what everyone needs. >> look how cute hannah is sitting in her little chair. it's your turn. what do you do that's amazing? you have had diabetes since you were a little girl. >> since i was 3. >> yeah. >> what are you doing to raise awareness? >> well, we're doing walks. diabetes walks over the brooklyn bridge. and my cousins held a lemonade stand. >> great. >> to raise money. i'm not sure how much money they raised. >> we hear so much bad news
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about kids today. some of the ones that are just doing all kinds of bad things. what advice would you give a kid today who wants to make a difference with their lives. >> if you try your hardest, you can do it. it only takes one person to make like a huge difference. just find the right people. find the right people to help you, and you can make a bigger impact than you ever expected. >> what do you think? >> mainly, value your youth. it's the time when you don't have the responsibilities. >> which i had. >> you can just experiment and find where you feel inspired, where you feel comfortable, where you are really, truly happy without all the strings attached. >> hannah, all of you kids are doing great, great, great work. we're so proud of you. >> really proud and so delighted you are with us. >> thanks for coming to see us. >> thank you. >> we only had to say sorry once. >> excellent. they say every child has a talent, but you just have to give a little nudge. >> some advice on how to inspire your kids to find their own specific passion. this kid is passionate when he's at the pulpit. >> what?
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so many wonderful kids today with strong and passion and talent. >> as parents we often wonder what our children will grow up to be and do and what we can do to nurture those talents or help our kids find them. >> how do you raise inspired kids? here with some advice are psychologist michelle borba, and bruce feeler, the author of "the secrets of happy families." >> it's feiler. >> once named father of the year, by the way. >> congratulations. >> i was, actually. >> my kids don't respect it, but it did happen. >> michelle, i mean, every parent, obviously, wants their kid to flourish. sometimes you see something that seems like your kid is good at. what should you do to sort of encourage him or her to -- >> the most important thing is we're going to tune into our kids and let them lead us. you are really looking to see, where is that child's passion lie? the new research is really showing us the right conditions
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and the right parenting, we can really help stretch our kids to all of them shine a little brighter. that's what it's really all about. not having them win the pulitzer or the championship. >> it's not that they become celebrities. so that they become the finest little people they can be. >> and what you are doing is you'll look a little closer to figure out where his natural interests are. listen. these particular children, i'm sure while they were watching a tv show said i'm really upset about what happened in oklahoma. tune in to that. and then you can always ask a teacher at a parent conference, what are his strengths? what are his talents and then assess. a passion becomes an obsession with a child who is really talented. >> you can't stop them from doing it. we're going to have a little girl on in a little bit who can't stop singing and a little boy who can't stop preaching. they were born to do it. >> you have to be careful about pushing them. kid are funny. when you push them, they don't want to do the things they are meant to do. >> you can't decide when your child is -- i'm going to raise a talented child.
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you have to make sure that your expectations are right. and some fabulous new research has been tracking these kids to discover, first, we have to be a champion. we've got to be a cheerleader. and support our own children. but second of all, the first teachers are absolutely critical for a child who is really talented. they have to be one who is child oriented and also fun. >> unfortunately sometimes that's not the case. >> you want a child who is well rounded as well. that means not only talented but a kid who is empathetic and can feel what is going on. >> there are a lot of things parents can do. >> you mentioned my book "the secrets of happy families." i spend a couple of years traveling around looking at families that work to see what i could learn. the single most surprising thing i learned is if you want to have inspiring children, tell inspiring stories about your own family. kids who know more about their family history have a higher belief that they can control the world. >> just makes sense. >> and a greater sense -- >> what if you don't have a great family story? >> even better. that's the point i want to make. you don't just want to tell the positive stories but maybe the not so good.
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by being open, this has changed how i parent because i think my instincts were to only tell positive stories to kind of protect. now when you talk about pain, they become -- they get out of themselves and they relate to it. as you all know, i spent a year fighting cancer in my leg. i was on crutches. and what that did, i was worried it would traumatize my children. instead, they went running to the kid with the amputated leg on the playground or look at the rabbit in the kid's book that had crutches and they would reach out. so telling your own stories of your own struggles will actually help your children to become more empathetic. >> that's so smart. meredith viera once said, her husband has m.s., how has that affected your family? she said i raised more caring children. that's what it gave me. >> it stretches their empathy. and that's what you have here, three children who have such heart. heart is what opens it up. >> otherwise we're sort of basically selfish. we come out of the womb, me, mine, down, no. and we have to teach them, i'm
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sorry. >> my bad. >> we've got to go. we could talk about it forever. we have some great kids. thank you. great to see you. her parents helped nurture her dreams of making it big. she's well on her way. tween singing sensation, madie lee is here to sing for us. >> and the 8-year-old who can get an entire church congregation on their feet. preacher samuel green is here.
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♪ we're back with more of "today" and a special show for anyone hoping to raise responsible and inspired children. we're about to meet one young lady who is both of these. madi lee has been belting out songs since she first learned to talk. >> now at the ripe old age of 13, she's a bona fide internet sensation with tens of thousands of dedicated fans who can't get enough of her music. check it out. ♪ i want to fight i think i could understand ♪
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>> her youtube videos have been viewed nearly 7 million times. she covers popular songs from taylor swift, one direction, justin timberlake. she's here with her mother. congratulations. >> you've been singing ever since you can remember, right? >> yeah. >> i was reading where your brother would cry and you'd have madi sing and what would happen? >> he would stop. immediately. i'd say, madi, sing something. >> do you or your husband have musical ability? >> total fluke. >> you sang at one of the ball games in cleveland. you're from cleveland. you sang "god bless america." what does that feel like to sing in front of a crowd like that because a lot of the stuff you've been doing is on youtube. >> it was really amazing and the crowd was really great. it was just a lot of fun. >> so who has inspired you,
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honey? taylor swift, you like her. who is the best singer in the whole world do you think? >> well, taylor swift, of course. and lea michele. >> so you like "glee" and all that. do you see a career in broadway or singing popular songs? what do you think? >> well, i hope one of those happens. something with singing. >> well, you will, i think. >> you'll sing a little bit of a taylor swift song for us. which one is it? >> "we are never getting back together "." >> take it away, madi. ♪ ♪ i remember when we broke up the first time saying this is it i've had enough ♪ ♪ because we haven't seen each other in a month ♪ ♪ when you said you needed what
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then you come around again and say i miss you ♪ ♪ and i swear i'm going to change it lasted for a day ♪ ♪ i say i hate you we break up you call me i love you ♪ ♪ ooh this time i'm telling you i'm telling you ♪ ♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ ♪ we are never, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ you go talk to your friends talk to my friends talk to me ♪ ♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ like ever >> madi lee. >> nice job. >> that's so good. >> you were born for it. thank you so much. >> thank you, mom. you should be so proud of her.
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take a look at the crowd. >> look at our fans. we have two. >> that song. ♪ i want to hodie on your kotb >> caught on with one other person. you think you have the next justin bieber or selena gomez on your hands and you watch the tween stars and think, my child can do that? >> who doesn't think their kid can do it. if you think your kid has what it takes to be in show business. heather finn is a talent agent. and bob klein is an independent casting director who has actually found me a job once. great to see you guys. when you have a casting call of a lot of kids, is there something you are looking for right away, sparkle?
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what is it that you are searching for first? >> i'm always looking for personality because really that's what sets everyone apart from each other is someone who has a good personality and can show that to other people. it's not just a personality that when they're at home they like are really fun and -- >> it's got to be a natural one, doesn't it? >> i always beg for the right amount of confidence, though, mixed with a little dash of humility. >> that's not easy in a child who has been told all their life how fabulous they are also. >> the personality is what stands out the most. when you get a group of kids together, which one are you paying attention to? >> a lot of parents would wonder if they should go to a cold call and bring their kid or get an agent. what's the best approach do you guys think? >> the first step is to always try to find an agent. there are lots of different ways to find agents. you can send your child's picture in a mail. there are things like call sheets and backstages that have a list of agents and managers. just send in pictures of your child. just regular snapshots of your child and that's what's really
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going to start, you know, getting them noticed and then they can start going out for auditions. >> if you find out what's casting out there through call sheet or backstage or play bill, then you know -- you can read the descriptions of what we're looking for. if your child seems right, submit them. >> we hear about the backstage mothers and fathers. have you all experienced that in your careers? >> i casted the "annie" tour for many, many years. >> besides me. >> for many, many years. they didn't know it, but i was always the one in the holding room measuring every child. we needed to know how tall they were. i was really sent out there to watch the parents and see if there were any red flags about personalities or kids who didn't want to be there, that their parents wanted them to be there to fulfill their dream. >> the parent may be the problem, not the kid. >> sometimes we really are looking for kids who really want to do this. and whose parents are going to be helping them and not hindering them. >> what if you have a child who wants to do it but the mom is an out-of-control stage mom. do you not hire those people?
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>> you know, we try not to, you know -- we try and talk to the parents first and try to temper it with, okay, try and get someone to relax first if we can. if someone is going to be kind of a nightmare, they may not be someone we can work with. >> how lucrative is this for a kid? if a kid gets a commercial or what are parents going to get from this whole thing at the end? >> a national commercial can start a nice savings account but it's not going to change their lives forever unless it keeps happening and keeps happening and become child stars. >> a series will change things. >> yes. >> it depends on what kind of job they are doing. something like a print job will not necessarily pay much. but it's, you know, sometimes it's just for the, what i call, especially to be able to say, look we're in "people" magazine or toys "r" us. >> it should all be baby steps along the way. let each little successful thing build on the next step. thank you both. >> thank you so much. >> you changed my life. coming up, his sermons have mesmerized thousands of people across the country. >> the little preacher with the
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big message. 8-year-old samuel green. >> oh, yeah. can i hear a hallelujah? right after this.
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easo why do you feel exso tired afterward? instead of refueled and focused, you're foggy and sluggish. it's that 2:30 feeling again. so how do you get your clear, alert feeling back? have a coffee... then another? do this instead. take one 5-hour energy. in minutes foggy and sluggish is gone... hello clear and alert. 5-hour energy. take it after lunch. be clear and alert for hours. breakfast together can be a...bit of a dance. ♪ won't touch -- stop. eggo time. [ female announcer ] but eggo waffles can win over the pickiest of eaters. can't touch this. [ girl ] l'eggo my eggo™.
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there is a pint-sized preacher in jackson, mississippi, who has everybody fired up at just 5 years old, samuel green realized he had a special gift. >> three years later he's a veteran of the pulpit inspiring everyone who wants to listen wherever he goes. take a look. >> he had nothing. he lost his land. he lost his animals. he lost his sons and daughters. but do you know what jobe did? jobe fell to his knees an began worshiping god saying the lord has gave and the lord has taken away. blessed be the name of the lord. >> preaching it there, samuel. samuel is here with his mother and his mentor. welcome to everybody. >> hello. >> hi.
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>> you are just a bright light, aren't you sitting over there. >> yes. >> and even without those teeth. it's unbelievable. >> when you are up there preaching, are you just memorizing things? tell us what you are doing when you are up there. >> it's something i do every day stuff and i really don't forget it. i really don't get nervous because i know god has my back. >> god has your back. >> so are all your sermons about bible stories? >> well, yes. >> do you have a favorite one, like david and goliath? >> i have a favorite one, and it's named jobe. >> the one we heard here. is. >> because jobe had double for his trouble. >> were you surprised when you saw what was coming out of this little one's mouth? >> i was very surprised. i was very surprised. my husband and i were amazed to see samuel get up and preach without any notes. >> you took him to church, obviously, but when did you realize he had the gift? how young was he? >> i realized he had the gift
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when he was invited to speak at a church in birmingham, alabama, and he stepped up and he preached without any notes. it was so amazing. >> was it about jobe? >> you are the only one i know that likes job that much. job is a tough book to get through. good for you. how did you get involved? >> actually, through his -- through preschool he was brought to me at age 13 months, which was a little early. i start teaching academically at 2. i met him at 13 months. by 18 months i knew he was gifted academically. >> how did you know that? >> because most teachers know that you do this repetitious work and we were doing the repetitious work and just out of spite, i said, samuel, you do it. it's your turn now. and he did all of it just like the 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. he knew everything we had been doing just by observing. i hadn't started teaching him. >> what do your friends think of what you do? >> they really don't -- they really don't mind.
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they are like, oh, samuel is a preacher. let's play soccer ball. >> so you are well rounded, right? you are an average kid, when you aren't preaching. >> do you want to grow up and be a preacher? >> yes, i want to grow up and be a preacher and a doctor -- i want to grow up and be a preacher and a doctor that takes care of children. >> so like a pediatrician? >> a pediatrician preacher. i like it. samuel -- >> i am totally captivated by you samuel. i adore you. is that all right? samuel, thank you. congrats, mom. congrats to you, too. >> beautiful, beautiful young man. this is fun. her cooking got her all the way to the white house. >> now amber kelly is sharing those healthy recipes. we'll get a taste. first, this is "today" on nbc. >> we should have had samuel preaching.
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back now with what's cooking celebrating inspirational kids. we are in the kitchen with 10-year-old amber kelly who
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wants us all to eat healthy. >> as if she wasn't busy enough hosting her own cooking show online and appearing on her local news station, she won her state's healthy lunchtime challenge and got invited to the white house and sat with the first lady, right? >> let's look at this picture for a second. >> was that fun? >> it was amazing. >> was she impressed with what you were trying to do? >> i think so. >> what are you going to cook for us today? >> today we're going to make nummy no noodle lasagna. but this is the recipe i entered in a contest and it has three steps. we call these like our fake noodles. we're going to make the noodles. you're going to have a mandolin and go like this. >> what is that, zucchini? >> it's zucchini. >> so that becomes your noodle. the mandolin is like a knife in disguise.
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>> look how clever you are. >> so you can do some of that. you have to be careful with your fingers. >> i'll be very careful. >> let's move on to the sauce. >> so we have some yellow onions in here. thank goodness they are already cut because they make me cry, so i don't have to cry. >> you are so cute. >> now we just add in our two cloves of garlic. >> aunt kathy doesn't know what you is doing. >> how come yours look so pretty and mine look like hoda made them. >> hey. >> then you just add in your turkey sausage. >> turkey sausage. >> dump it? >> dump it. >> that makes it a little healthier. >> yeah. then just break it up and you don't want any pink. >> okay. >> but then you add in your chunks. >> is that tomato sauce? >> fresh. >> you can use fresh every time you can, right? >> then tomato paste.
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>> this kid is getting on my nerves. >> and then you are going to add in some dry basil. >> do we salt and pepper to taste? >> you want me to dump that in? trying not to add too much salt, right? >> no, that's not right, kathie. >> you're going to let it simmer for 30 minutes. >> we're going to move over, we have our finished sauce. i want it to get thick. so this is pretty thick. now we're going to assemble it. just need a ladle of your thick sauce. >> so sweet this one. >> she's putting up with us. >> make a layer. >> spread it out. >> do you want to spread it? >> we get it. we get -- we want to eat. >> thank you for all this. >> you put on mozzarella and parmesan all the way until you run out. >> now we're going to tell you something because we have a surprise for you and all the other kids. let's bring in all the other kids. come on. everybody come in. we have a surprise for everybody.
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are you guys ready? you guys were so inspiring to us that we want to give you something back. so we are going to send each of you, and i think three members of your family to universal orlando. you are going to experience all of it. remember, the theme parks. you'll stay at the loews hotel. >> it's fantastic! >> we're flying you out there so you get to bring you and i think two or three others. >> let's just say ten. >> oh, no. >> where's amber. >> three other people. >> oh, my. this is awesome! >> where's madi. >> where's samuel. >> where's michael? >> you've been in trouble since you got here. >> michael. >> we have to taste it. >> i'm tasting it. >> samuel, you want a bite? >> no. >> samuel is not hungry. >> that's awesome. have an awesome day, everybody. >> nice job.
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>> all right. >> see you tomorrow. >> bye, everybody. >> i love this. baby. jeff: she chose a mental institution to save her unborn baby. >> i was so terrified. jeff: the emotional story of love. awful.as jeff: loss. >> i gave her up for adoption. eff: and a family finally reunited 44 years later. mother, my und my father, my sister and my brother. jeff: hello, hello! roll it! [ cbs television distribution ] all right. about me. i'm recently married. i work with my wife on this show. learning how to be a dad to two amazing kids in a blended family. talk show 'cause

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